Buhl I Cabinet

The First Buhl cabinet was the government of Denmark from 4 May 1942 to 9 November 1942. It was created following the death of Prime Minister Thorvald Stauning.

1st Buhl Cabinet
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40th Cabinet of Denmark
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Date formed4 May 1942 (1942-05-04)
Date dissolved9 November 1942 (1942-11-09)
People and organisations
Head of stateChristian X
Head of governmentVilhelm Buhl
Total no. of members13
Member partySocial Democrats
Conservative People's Party
Social Liberal Party
Status in legislatureUnity government
Legislature term(s)1939–1943
PredecessorStauning VI

List of ministersEdit

Some periods in the table below start before 8 July 1940 or end after 4 May 1942 because the minister was in the Sixth Stauning Cabinet or the Scavenius Cabinet as well.

The cabinet consisted of:[1]

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Prime MinisterVilhelm Buhl4 May 19429 November 1942 Social Democrats
Minister of Foreign AffairsErik Scavenius8 July 194029 August 1943 Independent
Minister for FinanceVilhelm Buhl20 July 193716 July 1942 Social Democrats
Alsing Andersen16 July 19429 November 1942 Social Democrats
Minister of DefenceSøren Brorsen4 May 194229 August 1943 Venstre
Minister for Ecclesiastical AffairsVilhelm Fibiger8 July 19409 November 1942 Conservative
Minister for EducationJørgen Jørgensen4 November 19359 November 1942 Social Liberals
Minister of JusticeEigil Thune Jacobsen9 July 194129 August 1943 Independent
Minister of the InteriorKnud Kristensen8 July 19409 November 1942 Venstre
Minister for Public WorksGunnar Larsen8 July 194029 August 1943 Independent
Minister for Agriculture and FisheriesKristen Bording4 November 193529 August 1943 Social Democrats
Minister for Commerce, Industry and SeafaringHalfdan Hendriksen3 October 19405 May 1945 Conservative
Ministry of Social AffairsJohannes Kjærbøl8 July 19409 November 1942 Social Democrats
Preceded by Cabinet of Denmark
Succeeded by


  1. ^ "Regeringen Buhl I". stm.dk (in Danish). Statsministeriet. Retrieved 8 August 2019.